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What's that sound?

Bear
21 (53.8%)
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3 (7.7%)
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Total Members Voted: 39

Voting closed: October 04, 2017, 09:54:48 AM

Author Topic: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?  (Read 2485 times)

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Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« on: September 19, 2017, 09:52:19 AM »
Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum and I've got something I'm hoping someone can help me with. I'm not sure if this is the best place to post an audio recording, but I didn't see anywhere else that made sense. I was camping with a friend and his son this weekend near Newaukum Lake (a few miles north of Cinebar, WA) and we woke up to this sound off in the distance, maybe 100 yards away or so.
The "cries" happened over about a 5 minute period before they stopped. They happened 4 times, about 20 cries each time, with about 30 seconds in between set. The audio isn't real time, I cut out a bunch of our conversation, footsteps, and other noises, to try to just get the most clear examples that I could. So the timing may sound weird. There was definitely a pattern to them, and no overlap. It seemed like one animal in one location. After about 5 minutes it stopped and we didn't hear anything else for the next 30 minutes before we left for the day.
Any feedback is welcome.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2017, 09:54:46 AM »
Sounds like a t-Rex to me :dunno:

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2017, 09:56:46 AM »
Someone was using a FoxPro or the like calling in predators IMO.  That is the pattern and the time frame.

Hang on a lot of guys on here will say it is most likely Squatch

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2017, 10:02:34 AM »
 :yeah: >:( hey, this is serious stuff and no time to joke and laugh.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2017, 10:36:37 AM »
Someone was using a FoxPro or the like calling in predators IMO.  That is the pattern and the time frame.

Hang on a lot of guys on here will say it is most likely Squatch

I'd go with this also.

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2017, 11:27:10 AM »
Lost bear cub trying to find momma
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2017, 11:31:47 AM »
 :yeah:  Its a bear distressed/lost/trapped/lonely, or a liberal Hillary supporter lost in woods!  :yike:
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2017, 11:48:21 AM »
could be electronic...would it be a be  bear? not a common sound i dunno

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2017, 12:01:26 PM »
Someone was using a FoxPro or the like calling in predators IMO.  That is the pattern and the time frame.

Hang on a lot of guys on here will say it is most likely Squatch

I'd go with this also.

Me 3.  It could be a bear vocal and it could be a cougar.  Both can make that sound as could a lynx or bobcat.  But the continued repetitive pattern leans toward a recorded sound.  I don't know the FoxPro library well enough, nor any other recorded sound that I use enough to ID this one.  I'd guess a recording of a near adolescent bear cub based on the sound.

If it is live, then I'd say cat, because I have heard them repeat a sound every 30-60 seconds over a half hour span, but it was always one cry, then the long pause, never more than one cry at a time.  Not sure but lean toward a recorded sound. 

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2017, 12:44:59 PM »
Bigfoot

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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2017, 12:55:51 PM »
I would also go with the bear and it being electronic too.  The tone seamed to stay the same.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2017, 01:17:03 PM »
X4 or 5.   Nailed it.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2017, 01:20:17 PM »
A cougar in heat. I've heard the same type of calling on the west side on Mt. Rainier.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2017, 04:23:31 PM »
I thought this at first, too. Then I thought of that video of the bear taking down a deer in a guy's backyard and it was bleating/screaming like that.
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Re: Can anyone help me identify what animal makes this sound?
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2017, 04:26:07 PM »
 :yeah: I thought deer in distress too.

 

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